Pressure Cooker

  • Police recovers 18 pressure cooker bombs, 45-kg landmine in West Singhbhum June 25, 2014

    Jharkhand Police on Wednesday recovered a landmine and 18 pressure cooker bombs in West Singhbhum district, officials said. Police said a 45-kg landmine was recovered from Tirilposi village in the district, around 170 km from Ranchi. It was later defused. Police also recovered 18 pressure cooker bombs from the house of Durga...
  • Investigators 'very close' in their pursuit of Boston bomber April 18, 2013

    Boston: In a potential breakthrough into the deadly twin bombings at the Boston Marathon, US investigators were "very close" in their pursuit of the bomber after footage from surveillance videos showed a man carrying and dropping a black bag believed to have held one of two bombs. Investigators were "very close"...
  • Boston bomb suspect spotted on video, no arrest made April 18, 2013

    Boston: Investigators have spotted a Boston Marathon bombing suspect from security video taken before two blasts ripped through central Boston on Monday, a US law enforcement source said on Wednesday, in what is potentially the biggest break in the case yet. No arrests had been made, and the suspect in the...
  • Boston: Lid of pressure cooker used blasts found April 17, 2013

    Boston: Over a day since twin blasts in the US city of Boston killed three people, the lid of the pressure cooker that was used in the bombings has been found on a rooftop. Two identical pressure cooker bombs containing BB-pellets and nails were used in the attacks to cause...
  • Boston: Bombs were in cookers, says person briefed on probe April 17, 2013

    Washington: The explosives used in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing were contained in 6-liter pressure cookers and hidden in black duffel bags on the ground, a person briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press on Tuesday. One of the explosives contained shards of metal and ball bearings, and another...